Panasonic announced three new compact camcorders capable of 4K 60p recording – HC-X1500, HC-X2000, and AG-CX10. Professional shooting everywhere: HC-X2000 packs advanced functions in a well-balanced body to excel both in functionality and mobility. A new ultrathin fan disperses the heat to allow the construction of the industry’s smallest and lightest 4K/60p-camcorder and a very low power consumption. To capture 3840 x 2160 resolution, the HC-X2000 uses new HEVC compression with MP4 and MOV wrapper. You can record 1080P AVCHD footage with Panasonic HC-X2000 too.
“Do you know how to import 4K MP4 videos I’ve captured by my new camcorder- Panasonic HC-X2000 into Final Cut Pro X (10.1)? I always got an Error message in FCP X. Thank you in advance!”
How to edit Panasonic HC-X2000 4K HEVC in FCP X without rendering? As a new video codec, the HEVC/H.265 footage captured by HC-X2000 is a kind of non-standard format which is hardly supported by FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6. In order to load Panasonic HC-X2000 4K MOV and MP4 clips into FCP X for smoothly editing, we need to rewrap or convert original HEVC files to Apple ProRes codec, the most compatible video codec for Fonal Cut Pro to afford with the help of a professional third party program.
To perform the task, the easiest way is to use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (Best Apple ProRes Covnerter) which can help you to convert HEVC footage to ProRes Codec MOV files – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with FCP X, convert MOV to ProRes, convert AVCHDto ProRes and convert MP4 to ProRes. Besides, this technical third converter offers various common video codec for editing tools, like MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, DNxHD for Media Composer, H.264 for DaVinci Resolve, .etc Read on to learn how to transcode Panasonic HC-X2000 HEVC videos to ProRes MOV on macOS Catalina 10.15.
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How to Convert Panasonic HC-X2000 HEVC to FCP X ProRes?
Step 1: Locate the 4K videos
Download and run Acrok HEVC to FCP X Converter on Mac, and then click the “Add file” icon to import the 4K MOV, 4K MP4 or 1080P AVCHD/MTS videos to the top any video Apple ProRes conversion softwre. (Drag and Drop is also a convenient way to load the videos.)
Step 2: Set output format
Click the “Format” column to select output format “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” or “Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov)” as the best compatible video format for Final Cut Pro X.
Tips: If your software doesn’t support 4K video editing, you can skip this step. The relevant parameters of this option are most suitable for your software. Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc. by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 3: Start Conversion
Click the “Convert” icon on the Panasonic HC-X2000 Video Converter main interface, the HEVC to ProRes MOV conversion will be completed soon.
Step 4: Edit HEVC in FCP X
After conversion, you will be able to get the output files compatible with FCP X effortlessly. So there you have it. Pretty Simple. And now you can use Panasonic HC-X2000 4K and 1080P files in Final Cut Pro X smoothly.
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